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TUCSON, Ariz. – The offensive unit prevailed over the defense in Saturday's annual Arizona football spring game at Arizona Stadium. A crowd of 7,100 took in the 2014 version of the Wildcat football team in head coach Rich Rodriguez's third spring at the helm of the program.

Redshirt senior Terris Jones-Grigsby was UA's top running back with six carries for 62 yards and a touchdown. Redshirt freshman Abraham Mendivil was the leading receiver with four catches for 51 yards and two touchdowns. Redshirt sophomores Cayleb Jones and DaVonte' Neal and redshirt junior Johnny Jackson also pitched in with receiving touchdowns.

Redshirt freshman Anu Solomon led the quarterbacks in passing yards with 74 and two touchdowns while redshirt sophomore Connor Brewer completed 8-of-12 passes for 71 yards and two touchdowns.

Defensively, junior cornerback Patrick Glover led the squad with seven tackles and two passes broken up. Redshirt sophomore Zach Streuling had the lone interception on the day. Redshirt freshman Jarvis McCall Jr., redshirt senior Blake Brady and redshirt senior Dan Pettinato also chipped in with passes broken up.

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